Herero in Namibia


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People Name General Herero
People Name in Country Herero
Population in Namibia 173,000
World Population 215,000
Total Countries 3
Indigenous Yes
Progress Scale 4
Unreached No
Frontier People Group No
GSEC 1  (per PeopleGroups.org)
Pioneer Workers Needed
Alternate Names Mbandieru
People ID 12085
ROP3 Code 103756
Country Namibia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Omaheke region; Otjozondjupa region: southeast corner and central area, Otumborombonga; Kunene region: Sesfontein north to Angola border area.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Namibia
Region East and Southern Africa
Continent Africa
10/40 Window No
National Bible Society Website
Persecution Rank Not ranked
Location in Country Omaheke region; Otjozondjupa region: southeast corner and central area, Otumborombonga; Kunene region: Sesfontein north to Angola border area..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language Herero (173,000 speakers)
Language Code her   Ethnologue Listing
Language Written Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages 1
Primary Language Herero (173,000 speakers)
Language Code her   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages 1
People Groups Speaking Herero

Primary Language:  Herero

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Bible-Portions Yes  (1875-1912)
Bible-New Testament Yes  (1878-1912)
Bible-Complete Yes  (1987)
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World Bibles
Resource Type Resource Name
Audio Recordings Audio Bible teaching (GRN)
Audio Recordings Story of Jesus audio (Jesus Film Project)
Film / Video Jesus Film: view in Herero
Primary Religion: Christianity
Religion Subdivision: Protestant
Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 9.00 %)
97.00 %
Ethnic Religions
2.00 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
0.00 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
1.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
35.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
40.0 %
Roman Catholic
25.0 %
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